Texas Tech University

Photo Submission Guidelines

What should my photo look like?

* Please read the following guidelines to make sure your picture will be approved.

  • Current Color Photo - No senior portraits or school photos
  • White or off-white, smooth background
  • No side profile pictures. You must be looking straight at the camera
  • No borders on the photo
  • Do not wear anything that will obstruct the view of your face, IE: hats or sunglasses.
  • File format
    • Must be '.jpg'
    • Image size must be 300 pixels by 300 pixels
    • File cannot exceed 50KB.
  • Make certain it is the photo you want. Requesting a reprint for vanity reasons will result in purchasing another card.

Acceptable Image


Unacceptable Image

Unacceptable 1
Too Dark
Unacceptable 2
Hand Signs
Unacceptable 3
Unacceptable 3
Someone Else
In The Photo
Unacceptable 4
Head Cut Off       
Unacceptable 5
Not White Background
Unacceptable 6
Looking away
Unacceptable 3
Too Far Away
Unacceptable 10
No Background
Unacceptable 8
Unacceptable 9
Too Light
No Head Tilt
  Unacceptable 12
No Outdoor or Senior Pictures

The ID office reserves the right to refuse any photo that does not meet the requirements. You will be notified by email if your photo has been denied.

If you have any difficulty submitting your photo, please contact us at raidercard@ttu.edu or call 806.742.1457.


Click here to submit your photo

University ID

  • Address

    University ID Office, Box 2035, Student Union Building / 2625 18th Street, Room 103, Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Phone

  • Email